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Wageningen World: Preparing for Virus X

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September 24, 2019

Tropical viral diseases are on the rise worldwide. Zika, swine flu, Rift Valley fever and SARS are just a few of the many diseases threatening humans or animals. Virologists are researching ways of preventing new outbreaks and epidemics. ‘There is no doubt at all that a new virus will turn up somewhere some time.’